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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 5. (ed. Frank Moore) 36 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 9. (ed. Frank Moore) 22 0 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 16 2 Browse Search
Edward Porter Alexander, Military memoirs of a Confederate: a critical narrative 16 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 8. (ed. Frank Moore) 12 0 Browse Search
Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume II. 11 1 Browse Search
General James Longstreet, From Manassas to Appomattox 10 0 Browse Search
Maj. Jed. Hotchkiss, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 3, Virginia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 10 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 7. (ed. Frank Moore) 10 0 Browse Search
Colonel Theodore Lyman, With Grant and Meade from the Wilderness to Appomattox (ed. George R. Agassiz) 10 0 Browse Search
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The Daily Dispatch: November 17, 1863., [Electronic resource], Attempt to cross the Rapidan — the enemy driven back. (search)
Attempt to cross the Rapidan — the enemy driven back. Yesterday morning a report was received by the Central cars that Meade's army had crossed the Rapidan river at Morton's, Somerville, and Raccoon Fords in large force.--This report subsequently proved untrue. By the train yesterday evening we get the following facts of the affair, which gave rise, doubtless, to the report mentioned: On Sunday morning about daylight the enemy appeared in large force at Morton's Ford and commenced crossing. They crossed a considerable body of men and then stopped. As they apparently intended to send over no more just then, our forces attacked those already across, and after a short fight drove them back to the other side.--The affair was a short and almost bloodless one, our loss being reported at one killed and three wounded. It was of such short duration that the troops engaged in it were back in their old camp by 4 o'clock P. M., preparing supper. At the same time that the demons